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Whirlwind Introduces OC Bass Optical Compressor Pedal
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Whirlwind Introduces OC Bass Optical Compressor Pedal

Whirlwind kicked off the year right by debuting the OC Bass Optical Compressor at NAMM. Voiced specifically for bass, the pedal switches between a compressor and a limiter and features three pre-programmable attack speeds: Fast, Slow, and Medium. Input and Output knobs control the level and gain to help you hone in on the amount of punch and sustain you...

Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM
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Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM

New for 2012 from Jim Dunlop is the MXR M84 Bass Fuzz Deluxe, a stompbox with “vintage fuzz modified for the modern bassist.” In addition to the Tone and Fuzz knobs, the new pedal features both dry and wet controls for dialing in the perfect mix without losing any low end. The Bass Fuzz Deluxe can be powered by a...

Markbass Introduces Four New Pedals at NAMM 2012
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Markbass Introduces Four New Pedals at NAMM 2012

Markbass unveiled four new pedals for 2012 at NAMM this year, including the MB7 Booster, MB7 Distorsore, the MB Mini Boost and the MB Mini Dist. All of the new products are made in Italy and feature true bypass. Markbass MB7 Booster The MB7 Booster offers up to +20 dB in addition to a 7-band graphic EQ with controls ranging...

Zoom Debuts New B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal at NAMM
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Zoom Debuts New B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator Pedal at NAMM

Zoom announced their B3 Bass Effects and Amp Simulator at NAMM last month, a pedal that combines three stompboxes into one to create a wide array of effects and amp models, plus a whole lot more in this feature-packed device. The B3’s three large displays, each with their own dedicated footswitch, combine to offer a graphical interface to access up...

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal
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Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

Tech 21 has expanded their Boost Series effects pedals with the Bass Boost Fuzz. The stompbox features a boost section, offering up to 21dB of clean boost, and a fuzz section with Level, Tone, and Drive controls to dial in the amount of grit you want. Each effect has a dedicated footswitch and can be used simultaneously or independently. A...

Daring Audio Introduces New HD Bass Pedal
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Daring Audio Introduces New HD Bass Pedal

Daring Audio has expanded their line of bass pedals with the announcement of the all-new high definition pedal, the Edge Activator HD. The pedal is 100% analog circuitry with a high-headroom preamp as well as constant volume for wet/dry blend between two internal channels. The predecessor to the HD version is a popular pedal for bassists, used to accentuate slapping,...

Iron Ether Debuts Polytope Pedal
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Iron Ether Debuts Polytope Pedal

Iron Ether has released the Polytope, a quad-voice pitch detuner. The pedal creates up to four identical copies of the input signal that can then be detuned in pitch to create sounds from “subtle thickening to huge multi-voice detuned synth sounds.” The voices are added and faded in by raising the Voices knob with each new voice alternating above and...

Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping Switchblade+ Channel Selector
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Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping Switchblade+ Channel Selector

Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Switchblade+ Channel Selector, a flexible stompbox that allows you to route your input signal to either two different locations (Channel A or B) or both simultaneously. The Switchblade+ then picks up where the company’s original Switchblade left off with the inclusion of a dedicated Tuner out, which EHX explains is hardwired to the input. This provides...

Pigtronix Releases the Dual Expression Pedal
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Pigtronix Releases the Dual Expression Pedal

Pigtronix has teamed up with Mission Engineering to produce the Dual Expression Pedal, a unit with two outputs to simultaneously control the parameters of two pedals with expression inputs. A polarity switch also allows for controlling effects in opposite directions, for which Pigtronix gives the example of increasing the speed of a phaser while decreasing the delay time on a...

Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces K-A-E-D-E-N Drive
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Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces K-A-E-D-E-N Drive

Fuzzrocious Pedals have introduced a new stompbox: the K-A-E-D-E-N Drive, a versatile pedal with three stages to the circuit. Described as “not just a booster” and “not just an overdrive,” the K-A-E-D-E-N has pre-gain, gain, and tone knobs to dial in the right amount of drive. The pedal is built with your choice of tone stack, either a mid-hump, mid-scoop,...